Mark Your Calendars: Fire Safety Expo 2017 Is Saturday, May 13th

On Saturday, May 13th, the Gurnee Fire Department will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Fire Safety Expo by once again participating in in the day's activities! The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Parking Lot E (near Value City Furniture) at Gurnee Mills.  Admission is free!

The Expo is presented by the Lake County Fire Chief's Association. More detaiils about the 2017 Expo will be coming soon!


The event combines fire safety education with fun for the entire family. Features* of the day include:

  • Kids Challenge
  • Slide down the fire pole
  • Take a ride in a fire truck
  • K9 Presentation
  • Smokey the Bear
  • Seat Belt Convincer Roll Over Simulator
  • Enjoy great summer food!
  • Kids Safety Identification Booth - with FREE Fingerprinting
  • Special "Passport to Safety" for all kids under 10 yrs. old!
    (Available for the first 1,000 kids including 1 complimentary raffle ticket)
  • And More!

Check out this Chicago Tribune article about the 2015 Fire Expo! http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-gurnee-fire-safety-expo-st-0518-20150517-story.html

*Some activities subject to change.